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Confederate (CSV)


Daniel M. Kelley

(? - 1863)

Home State: North Carolina

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 3rd North Carolina Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

From Moore County, he enlisted there on 15 July 1862 as Private, Company B, 3rd North Carolina Infantry.

On the Campaign

He was mortally wounded, his thigh bone broken, in action at Sharpsburg on 17 September 1862 and captured.

The rest of the War

He was admitted to a US Army hospital in Frederick, MD on 3 October, transferred to General Hospital #1 there on 15 January 1863, but died of wounds on 6 June 1863.

After the War

He was originally buried "on west side of cemetery at Frederick" and may have been reinterred at Hagerstown in about 1874.

References & notes

Burial information from Pruett1, with service details from Moore,2 who says he was killed outright at Sharpsburg, and the Roster.3 Wound and hospital details from the Patient List.4 He has stones at Mt. Olivet (via Findagrave) and may still be there.


06/06/1863; Frederick, MD; burial in Washington Confederate Cemetery, Hagerstown, MD


1   Pruett, Samuel, and Poffenberger & Good, Greg Farino and Western Maryland Regional Library (WMRL), Washington Confederate Cemetery, possible burials, Hagerstown (MD): WHILBR, 2010  [AotW citation 4780]

2   Moore, John Wheeler (compiler), and State of North Carolina, Roster of North Carolina Troops in the War Between the States, 4 volumes, Raleigh: Ashe & Gatling, State Printers and Publishers, 1882, Vol. 1, pg. 87  [AotW citation 5981]

3   Manarin, Louis H., and Weymouth Tyree Jordan, Matthew M Brown, Michael W Coffey, North Carolina Troops, 1861-1865 : A Roster, 20 Volumes +, Raleigh: North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, 1966-  [AotW citation 25924]

4   National Museum of Civil War Medicine, and Terry Reimer, Frederick Patient List, Published 2018, first accessed 17 September 2018, <>, Source page: patient #750  [AotW citation 25925]